Graeme Souness believes Arsenal showcased that they’re nonetheless a way off matching the extent of the likes of Liverpool after the 4-0 defeat at Anfield. The Reds ran riot in opposition to the Gunners to brutally finish their 10-game unbeaten run on Saturday night, due to objectives from Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah and Takumi Minamino. Mikel Arteta sees his crew stay in fifth-place, however they missed the chance to climb into the highest 4 of the Premier League desk. Souness, when talking on Sky Sports’ protection of the sport post-match, has claimed Arsenal are nonetheless a way off the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea, and that was evident by their efficiency at Anfield.
“That’s what huge groups and gamers do. They misplaced the sport they did not should lose. They went off with the worldwide crew however that style stays with you,” Souness mentioned on Liverpool. “Whoever was going to play Liverpool immediately was going to see an offended Liverpool. They have been fabulous and acquired on the entrance foot and I’d argue they’re the most effective crew within the Premier League. “For Arsenal it’s a chastening expertise all due respect to the groups they’ve beat they’re nowhere close to Liverpool. It’s a reminder how far they’re to problem for the Premier League and Champions League.” Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, who was within the studio alongside Souness, thinks the Gunners’ lack of expertise price them at Anfield. “Tough second half for Arsenal it might be attention-grabbing to see what Jamie says about what modified about Liverpool’s press within the second half as a result of it was far more spectacular,” he mentioned. “There’s younger gamers in that crew who’ve by no means skilled Anfield with followers, that is a tricky place to go to. Liverpool will try this to groups this season if you happen to go 1 or 2 down and they’ll punish you.”